Mind-controlled quadcopter flies using imaginary fists

Gizmag:

By

June 8, 2013

1 Comment
7 Pictures
Subjects were trained to control the quadcopter by imagining opening or closing their fist...

Subjects were trained to control the quadcopter by imagining opening or closing their fists

Image Gallery (7 images)

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have done away with all that tedious joystick work by developing a mind-controlled quadcopter. It may seem like the top item of next year’s Christmas list, but it also serves a very practical purpose. Using a skullcap fitted with a Brain Computer Interface (BCI), the University’s College of Science and Engineering hopes to develop ways for people suffering from paralysis or neurodegenerative diseases to employ thought to control wheelchairs and other devices.

Click to continue:

About Eeyore

Canadian artist and counter-jihad and freedom of speech activist as well as devout Schrödinger's catholic

One Reply to “Mind-controlled quadcopter flies using imaginary fists”

  1. We are living in a time of scientific miracles, if we can keep the left and the Moslems from destroying civilization we will see things that I was laughed at for talking about 10 years ago.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*